ExtFS
ExtFS
11.5.108

2.0

ExtFS free download for Mac

ExtFS for Mac11.5.108

02 March 2021

Provides full read/write access to Ext2/Ext3 file systems.

What is ExtFS for Mac

ExtFS is a low-level file system driver was specially developed to bridge file system incompatibility between Linux and Mac by providing full read/-write access to the Ext2, Ext3, and Ext4 file systems under OS X.

What's new in ExtFS

Version 11.5.108:
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toxicroadkill-1
toxicroadkill-1
Mar 18 2021
11.5.108
1.0
Mar 18 2021
1.0
Version: 11.5.108
I purchased this program a while back, and ever since purchase, if I try to copy more than 20gb or so to a usb drive formated in ext4, my mac suddenly restarts. Tried formatting the drive with good old exfat with disk util and guess what, works perfect with no random restarts, so that leaves only the ext4 driver to blame. I would like the company to fix the software which I paid for so I can actually use it.
Cerniuk (Captcha H8r)
Cerniuk (Captcha H8r)
Nov 11 2020
11.4.43
2.0
Nov 11 2020
2.0
Version: 11.4.43
really like this software and am so very impressed on how it maintains it's operation even on beta versions of macOS (like macOS 11). It would get 6 stars out of 5 if it weren't for the fact that the company thinks of it's customers as thieves and puts a hefty burden on the customer with the licensing hokey pokey. 1 - awesome core operation 2 - poor use (lack thereof) of macOS keychain for remembering login 3 - login to software to validate ownership on Mac is nuts 4 - booting from external disk that you haul back and forth from work or use as your "computer" between machines means deauthorizing and authorizing all the time 5 - combine #4 with #1, #2 and #3 and this becomes highly frustrating software. Recommendation: Put this software in the Mac App Store. If not, release a free "licensing activator" in the Mac App Store that enables this software to run when it is downloaded from the site purely by virtue of the licensing activator's "in app purchase" through the Mac App Store. Down one more star, does not use system installer but instead some other bogus installer which did not come for free and thus I had to pay for it as part of my registration. Bad idea.
birou
birou
Aug 2 2019
11.2.16
0.5
Aug 2 2019
0.5
Version: 11.2.16
Worst support I ever experienced with any software or any type of product or service!! Arrogant and useless.
Cerniuk (Captcha H8r)
Cerniuk (Captcha H8r)
Jul 10 2019
11.2.16
2.0
Jul 10 2019
2.0
Version: 11.2.16
The software has been very good. It shows the linux partitions on the flash drives and external drives, allows me to edit them, even put custom macOS icons on them. This is an indispensable tool for anyone who deals with Linux on a regular basis from the Mac and **especially* anyone who works with Raspberry Pi single board computers or does custom firmware development for non-RTOS systems (Linux is bloated for embedded work but...) Where this product (so to speak) fails is the company's support. Trying to get an update from the company web site is a challenge unless you take a chance that the trial download is identical to the release (why do they call it trial on the disk image then?). Going to the web site and ending up here: https://www.paragon-software.com/support/update/update.html with broken images broken links (oh like the login link or the password reset system) suggests that the company may be on the skids. Calling the support number 888-347-5462 and pressing 3 for support cycles you back to the artificially cheerful highly irritating lilting female voice telling you to press 3 for support, you press three and she comes back with the same message. (gah!) To reset your password, you have to: 1 - install extFS 2 - open the "Control Panel" 3 - let the control panel stub sub-launch an app (not exactly a control panel...) 4 - click on the silhouette "Sign Up" 5 - Press "forgot password" 6 - enter your email that you used to create your "MyParagon" account 7 - Retrieve the email and click the link 8 - change the password when promoted 9 - re-login with new password If their software did not work so well, their online support would tank this review. Their software had to make up for the online tomfoolery and since this review is about the software and not the online support... the problem outlined here is only a fair warning. Frustrating support, great software and even a great friendly yet technical interface on highly technical utility software which is uncommon. Their web script people need to drop and gimme 20 but their real software engineering and QA... wow.
pcs-1
pcs-1
May 6 2019
11.2.16
5.0
May 6 2019
5.0
Version: 11.2.16
Works great on TN200 linux nas drive
Wannes
Wannes
Mar 6 2018
11.0.320
5.0
Mar 6 2018
5.0
Version: 11.0.320
Recovered a 700GB lost folder from a Qnap 8-bay volume. So it was very good for me to have this.
Monk-1
Monk-1
Sep 18 2017
10.1.109
1.0
Sep 18 2017
1.0
Version: 10.1.109
Did not work. Want my money back!!
jeroen-6
jeroen-6
Feb 10 2017
10.1.109
2.0
Feb 10 2017
2.0
Version: 10.1.109
Bought version 10, got a license for 9. Now I can't activate
dyxlesic
dyxlesic
Nov 21 2016
10.0.751
0.5
Nov 21 2016
0.5
Version: 10.0.751
Worked initially, so pulled the trigger and purchased it. About 2 weeks later, it didn't work anymore. Contacted Paragon Support. For every query, a canned response follows saying that they apologise for not being able to respond in a timely manner. Then sporadic responses come, then no response at all. I have been waiting 23 days for them to look at the log files and respond! No resolution to non-working paid-for software in sight. Sigh. Nuf sed.
mmt-1
mmt-1
May 27 2016
9.8.620
0.0
May 27 2016
0.0
Version: 9.8.620
Hello all,

please be informed, that all purchasers of this bundle offered through the currently running promotion will also get a free upgrade to next version ExtFS for Mac 10! This upgrade is included for free and you will get it as soon as it has been released. All you need to do: Register your purchased license of version 9 to your MyParagon customer account at my.paragon-software.com

So here, you'll get two licenses for only $9.95.

Thanks
Murph16
Murph16
May 27 2016
9.8.620
0.0
May 27 2016
0.0
Version: 9.8.620
Does ExtFS work with 10.11.5 and 10.11.4 ? I did not find references to current versions of El Capitan on the Paragon support website.
Atlanx
Atlanx
Oct 24 2015
9.5.226
5.0
Oct 24 2015
5.0
Version: 9.5.226
The version 9.8.620 works under Mavericks.
bart-4
bart-4
Sep 24 2015
9.5.226
0.5
Sep 24 2015
0.5
Version: 9.5.226
I would nobody advise extfs for mac! I have serious critical errors on my ext4 disk. Everytime I use extfs I have tot repair the extfs partition. Sometimes it is so bad that I can't even boot linux. In this case I have to boot a live distro to repair the ext4 disk. This software is of great risk! I have bought a license and now I'm very disappointed.
Lowry76
Lowry76
Apr 17 2015
9.5.226
0.5
Apr 17 2015
0.5
Version: 9.5.226
Bough it to keep my Lunix external HDD without having to re-format it for my Mac (MacBook Pro, 2.5GHz i7, OSX 10.10.3). I experience constant kernel panics, sudden reboots, disk has to be checked/repaired with DiskUtils everytime you restart the computer and in the rare cases where it doesn't crash it's very very slow. DON'T BUY IT, RE-FORMAT YOUR DRIVE!
pfajer
pfajer
Jun 26 2014
9.5.226
0.5
Jun 26 2014
0.5
Version: 9.5.226
This product does not work. Consistent kernel panics causing computer to reboot. Corruption of file system (was able to repair using fsck on Linux box). Company does not answer e-mails (3).
Ongl
Ongl
Jun 26 2014
9.5.226
1.5
Jun 26 2014
1.5
Version: 9.5.226
I bought the recent Paragon Mini Bundle. The NTFS works flawlessly for the past few weeks. I just tried the EXTFS and just within first hour, it rendered my ext4 HDD unreadable. I'm on Maverick and latest extfs. I had 4TB HDD with data copied from Synology NAS, I connected the HDD directly with my MBA and it run very slow. After a few minutes, I get a kernel panic that required me to restart my Mac (White screen). After a reboot, the HDD no longer mountable, Disk can't be repaired either. Plugged the HDD back to Synology NAS and it is still readable. This is highly disappointed given EXT4 is an open source and should be more stable to implement than a closed source NTFS.
Monkeyjunkey
Monkeyjunkey
Nov 7 2013
9.2.536
0.0
Nov 7 2013
0.0
Version: 9.2.536
10.9 version 9.3 is available via software update from within ExtFS. The price is quite high since all this does is offer ExtFS support. But it's easy and works. Since there's almost no competition it seems they can demand that price. But 40$ is a bit too much.
Talaatharb
Talaatharb
May 12 2013
9.0.0
3.0
May 12 2013
3.0
Version: 9.0.0
Tested this with a drive connect via USB2. The drive is used by a IcyBox media player. Features: It does r/w ext file system - so this is the only software available under OSX. Great! Features missing: assign a name to the partitions. my partitions both appeared as "untitled". I'd like to change the name on the mac side, without messing up the unix side. Option to disable spotlight. It should be off by default - maybe it is? The manual does not mention Spotlight at all. Its easy to use - just connect your etx2 disk and go. Features not tested; repairing ext2 volumes. Didn't dare that (now). Performance: r/w performance is ok, but i noticed occasional slow downs in the finder. Had to wait minutes until a window from the local HFS+ disk opens. Performance monitor does not show which process took so long, neither top. Maybe ExtFS does caching, but again: nothing in the manual. Documentation: Poor Performance
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App requirements: 
  • Intel 64
  • macOS 10.12.0 or later
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